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Sept. 28, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Green homes: Where the floors are made of recycled toilets

So, I have a lot to learn about green homes...and how to tour more than one of them in a Saturday. I went on the Portland Build it Green! Home Tour this weekend. And when I say "home" tour I mean it. I only made it to one home – out of 21! (I also visited the June Key Delta Community Center, which was part of the tour and is taking the elite Living Building Challenge, but it's not technically a home.)

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Filed under: Sustainability, Earth Advantage, Energy efficiency, Green building



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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